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Diane D'Angelo

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Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Coalition Dubs Occupy Phoenix the 'Mississippi of this Movement'

(12) Comments | Posted December 5, 2011 | 1:47 PM

Sunday Dec. 4 marked day 50 of Occupy Phoenix. The movement that many pundits dismissed as the political equivalent of "Seinfeld" i.e., a movement about nothing--scored a triple play of successes this week.

First was a loud protest against the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) which held its...

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Arizona Democrats Struggle to Come Out Of The Closet -- As Democrats

(19) Comments | Posted November 26, 2011 | 4:14 PM

Last weekend (Nov. 18-20, 2011) about 300 Democratic stalwarts met in Yuma for one of our quarterly tent revivals, better known as a State Committee Meeting. The purpose of this gathering is to vote on policy resolutions, hear how wonderful our prospects are (a recurring theme despite the

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Occupying in the Land of SB1070

(4) Comments | Posted November 18, 2011 | 6:01 PM

Being a member of Occupy Phoenix is not for the faint of heart. There's a reason why Arizona is both the originator of legislation like SB1070 (the notorious "Show me your ID if you're brown" law) and the same state that one year later successfully recalled the man...

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